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Childhood Obesity

Volume 456: debated on Tuesday 6 February 2007

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what action her Department is taking to reduce obesity amongst children. (118599)

We are totally committed to tackling obesity, putting in place universal and local action. We have an obesity public service agreement target to halt the year-on-year rise in obesity among children aged under 11 by 2010 in the context of a broader strategy to tackle obesity in the population as a whole.